In this RKO Pathé Pictures comedy short Benny Rubin plays a dual role of "Little Sizzer" and his brother "JULIUS SIZZER" dodges gangsters trying to take him for a ride and put him on the spot. Will both brothers survive the movie, or will dreadful puns destroy their careers before the end of the movie? Topics: Comedy, Short, Benny Rubin
In this RKO comedy short Benny Rubin inheriting a hotel from his uncle, bringing his show business friends to help him run it, and trying to drum up business by claiming that there is a fortune buried some place ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Comedy, Short, Benny Rubin
Anna Neagle plays Sunny O'Sullivan, the star of a small, upscale circus run by Bunny Billings (Ray Bolger). In New Orleans during Mardi Gras she meets by accident Larry Warren (John Carroll), handsome scion of the wealthy Warrens of Waverly Hall. They fall in love, but Sunny has to deal with the conflicts between his snooty family and her down-to-earth circus pals. ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Musical, Anna Neagle, Benny Rubin
Jack's monologue is interrupted by Bob Crosby, who's upset that his song was cut from the show, and by Don, who's angry that he's not a part of this week's commercial. In the sketch, officers haul "Baby Face" Bogart into the police station. He tells Detective Benny he knows nothing about the murder of Blinky Mason. Benny tries to get rough but Bogart keeps slapping him back. During the interrogation, "Baby Face" launches into the Lucky Strike commercial and sings their... Topics: Jack Benny, Bob Crosby, Don Wilson, Humphrey Bogart, Sara Berner, Benny Rubin
In 1945, Jack Benny starred in his last major motion picture, "The Horn Blows at Midnight," as a band member who dreams he's an angel sent to destroy the Earth. The film did respectable business but wasn't an overwhelming success (doubtlessly due to the timing, coming at the end of WW2) and Benny soon began joking about what a dismal failure the film was... which quickly became a running gag on his TV and radio shows, leading people to believe the movie actually was an epic bomb.In... Topics: classic tv, Jack Benny, Alistair Cook, Jeff Donnell, Lester Matthews, Byron Foulger, Hallene Hill,...